Oracle Linux 7 : freeradius (ELSA-2017-1581)

High Nessus Plugin ID 101097


The remote Oracle Linux host is missing one or more security updates.


From Red Hat Security Advisory 2017:1581 :

An update for freeradius is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

FreeRADIUS is a high-performance and highly configurable free Remote Authentication Dial In User Service (RADIUS) server, designed to allow centralized authentication and authorization for a network.

Security Fix(es) :

* An authentication bypass flaw was found in the way the EAP module in FreeRADIUS handled TLS session resumption. A remote unauthenticated attacker could potentially use this flaw to bypass the inner authentication check in FreeRADIUS by resuming an older unauthenticated TLS session. (CVE-2017-9148)


Update the affected freeradius packages.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 101097

File Name: oraclelinux_ELSA-2017-1581.nasl

Version: $Revision: 3.3 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2017/06/29

Modified: 2018/02/01

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:F/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-devel, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-doc, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-krb5, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-ldap, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-mysql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-perl, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-postgresql, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-python, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-sqlite, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-unixODBC, p-cpe:/a:oracle:linux:freeradius-utils, cpe:/o:oracle:linux:7

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/OracleLinux, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2017/06/28

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2017-9148

OSVDB: 158200

RHSA: 2017:1581